Tree Roots Are Awesome

On March 27, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Hands up, who loves tree roots? Obviously, all the hands in the world are up. Sometimes roots are above the soil, sometimes they’re below it. Sometimes, they are poking up above water, maybe they’re...

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Japanese Photo Booth Magic: Purinto Kurabu

On March 27, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Selfies. Ahhhh… everyone hates them, but no one seems to be able to resist taking them. It’s a strange new phenomena, and, although there is a lot of hate bubbling up about them, they...

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Leprosy In Art: Disease And Beauty

On March 19, 2016 by Tim Newman
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Leprosy is an infection caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae. Although there was, and is, an incredible amount of stigma attached to the disease, it is not particularly contagious (95% of people are naturally immune) and...

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Peder Balke: A Bleak Norwegian Master

On March 19, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Peder Balke (1804-1887) painted the bleakest most impressive parts of one of Europe’s bleakest and most impressive countries. Famous in Norway for his romantic visions, he has largely been ignored outside of his home country....

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Jamaican Zika Virus Public Health Video = AMAZING

On March 5, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I don’t like to make a habit out of mocking public health videos, but sometimes it can’t be helped. As many of you will have heard on the news, the Zika virus, named...

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The “BEST” Shop Designs Of All Time

On February 6, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I’m not really one for blowing smoke up corporate company’s butt pipes, but credit where credit’s due. The now defunct Best Products Co. had some of the best flipping shop designs I have ever...

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Breeching And Unbreeching: Boys Dressed As Girls

On February 6, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Across the Western world, from the mid-1500s up until the early 20th century, the appropriate clothing for a little boy was significantly different to today’s mainstream choices. Nowadays, a baby boy would never think of leaving...

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How A French Traveller Saw The Russians in 1854

On February 2, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Here are a few pages from a book written in 1854 by a chap called Germain de Lagny. According to the Russian website where I got these pictures, de Lagny was visiting Russia...

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Bexhill-on-Sea: Shopfront Extravaganza

On January 22, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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Sometimes people have a go at Lazer Horse’s choices of subject matter. They claim the topics are a bit too left of field, perhaps a little random; a touch skewiff, if you will. So...

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PHOTOS: North Korean Interiors

On January 16, 2016 by Lazer Horse
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I found a Tumblr the other day that posts photos of the interiors of North Korean buildings. These Soviet-inspired oddities are a work of silky softness in one of the least silky and soft countries on...

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